Tuesday, October 1, 2013

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annexation 

[an-ik-sey-shuhn, -ek-]

noun
1. The act or an instance of annexing, especially new territory.
2. The fact of being annexed.
3. Something annexed

Origin:
1605–15; < Medieval Latin annexātiōn- (stem of annexātiō), equivalent to annexāt ( us ) joined to (past participle of annexāre; see annex, -ate1 ) + -iōn- -ion

Related forms
an·nex·a·tion·al, adjective
an·ti·an·nex·a·tion, adjective
de·an·nex·a·tion, noun
non·an·nex·a·tion, noun
pro·an·nex·a·tion, adjective 


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